A snap General Election has been called by the UK Government for Thursday 8 June 2017.
If you want to vote in the 8 June General Election you must be registered to vote. The deadline to register is midnight on Monday 22 May 2017.
Don’t lose your vote
Glen Chipp, Returning Officer for the Epping Forest constituency said: “All Epping Forest district residents not yet registered to vote should take action now. You can’t vote unless you’re registered. Don’t lose your vote.”
Register online – it’s quick and easy
It’s now easier than ever to register to vote online. Go to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
All you need to verify your identity is your
- Date of birth
- National Insurance number
- Previous address (if you have recently moved)
It’s quick and easy and takes just a few minutes to fill in.
Ways to vote
Glen added: “Most people vote in person at a polling station. If you’re not able to make it to a polling station you can apply for a postal vote, the deadline for postal vote applications is 5pm on 23 May 2017.”
“Alternatively if you want someone else to vote on your behalf you can apply for a proxy vote, the deadline for proxy vote applications is 5pm on 31 May 2017.”
Contact our elections team
Glen ended with: “If you’ve received a polling card you don’t need to register again. If you’re unsure contact our elections team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 01992 564411.”
Find out more on our elections and voting pages.